Bangladesh Railway has rescheduled for today the departure time of several trains from Dhaka’s Kamalapur Railway Station amid immense sufferings of holidaymakers due to schedule collapse ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.
The home-goers who are waiting at the station for hours do not know when their trains will leave Dhaka and reach their destinations.
Since morning, only one train -- Panchagarh-bound Ekata Express -- has left the station around 11:55am, two hours late than the scheduled time, our staff correspondent reports from Kamalapu rstation.
Here are the new schedules according to a noticeissued by the railway authorities:
Under the fresh schedule, Sundarbans Express has left Kamalapur Railway Station around 2:20pm instead of 6:20 am today.
Dhumketu Expresswill leave Dhaka around 5:30pm instead of 6:00am while Nilsagar Express around 6:10pm instead of 8:00am.
Rangpur Express and Lalmonirhat Eid Special train will leave the station around 10:35pm and 11:15pm, which were scheduled for 9:00am and 9:15am respectively.
Silk City Express has been rescheduled for 11:40pm instead of 2:40pm today.
Apart from these, western-bound several trains also might be around one hour late than their scheduled time of departure, the notice added.